University of Utah

Too much antimatter is hitting Earth and scientists aren't sure why

Among the cosmic rays that normally immerse the Earth, scientists say there are too many high-energy positrons, the antimatter counterparts of …

Physics

Trump Critic Jeff Flake May Be Leaving Senate — But Someone We All Know May Fill His Shoes

Boyd Matheson, a Utah conservative and former chief of staff for Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT), announced Monday he will not run for Senate in 2018, leading …

Jeff Flake

High-tech neuroprosthetic ‘Luke’ arm lets amputee touch and feel again

“When I went to grab something, I could feel myself grabbing it. When I thought about moving this or that finger, it would move almost right away,” …

Robotics

How Hollywood techniques, virtual reality are changing the field of neuroscience

ibm-chip-human-brain-robot-overlord<p>We’re all familiar with the CGI used in big-budget Hollywood movies. When used properly, this technology can help …

Neuroscience

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The U. has been repped at the White House.<p>The University of Utah ski team posed with President Donald Trump and Education Secretary Betsy Devos on …

Salt Lake City

Cities, Counties Join New Initiative to Focus on Kindergarten Readiness

Several national organizations are coming together to work on increasing kindergarten readiness for children from birth to age 3.<p>The National …

Education

Seven most impressive rookies of the NBA season so far

Markelle Fultz vs. Lonzo Ball was supposed to be the central storyline that dominated this year’s rookie class. Pick No. 1 vs. pick No. 2. Former …

NBA

2018 Baseball Nonconference Schedule Set

By: Washington State Athletic Communications<p>Story Links<p><b>PULLMAN, Wash. –</b> Washington State Baseball will host three nonconference series along with a …

College & University

The Real Significance Behind Uber's Big Obamacare Signup Push

Insurance companies and prominent companies that rely on independent contractors—including ride-sharing giant Uber—have been stepping up to urge …

Health Care

University Of Utah Condemns 'It's Okay To Be White’ Posters On Campus

The University of Utah Office for Equity and Diversity condemned posters which emerged across the campus and stated “It’s Okay to Be White”, saying …

News (U.S.)

TLT rep speaks at national academic technology conference - University Information Technology

The University of Utah will play host in 2018<p><i>By Jesse Drake</i><p>Chris Dawson, video post-production supervisor in UIT's Teaching & Learning Technologies …

Could this 'miracle' mineral make the internet 1000-times faster?

A “miracle material” found deep within the Earth’s mantle could hold the key to ultra-high-speed communications and computing, researchers …

Engineering

Member of the Week: Lorelei B. Rutledge

Lorelei B. Rutledge is an assistant librarian at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, UT. Lorelei first joined ACRL in 2011 and is your ACRL …

Salt Lake City

New developments in Golden homicide case

GOLDEN, Colo. -- 24-year old Austin Boutain was captured by police in Salt Lake City Tuesday, just one day after allegedly killing a student near the …

Crime

Family remembers victim of Golden homicide as loving family man

GOLDEN, Colo. — Two suspects arrested Tuesday in connection to the death of a University of Utah student have been named suspects in the death of a …

Crime

Suspect in exchange student murder strolled library amid manhunt: video

SALT LAKE CITY — An ex-con accused of killing a University of Utah student from China casually strolled multiple floors of a downtown Salt Lake City …

Crime

Agricultural productivity drove Euro-American settlement of Utah: Environment explains past and present population patterns

Environment explains past and present population patterns<p>Anthropologists adapted a well-known ecological model, and tested its predictions by …

Utah university shaken by ‘senseless act of violence’ after body of student found in canyon

Print<p>SALT LAKE CITY — Authorities are trying to figure out how a longtime criminal recently released from an Alabama prison ended up in a Utah canyon …

Canadian News

Utah nurse settles over rough police arrest caught on video Yahoo7 News

A Utah nurse who was arrested for refusing to let a police officer draw blood from an unconscious patient settled on Tuesday with Salt Lake City and …

Policing

Arrested nurse settles with Salt Lake City and university for $500,000

A Utah nurse who was forcefully detained by a police officer in July settled with the University of Utah and Salt Lake City on Tuesday for a total of …

Salt Lake City

Utah university shaken by 'senseless act of violence' after body of student found in canyon

SALT LAKE CITY — Authorities are trying to figure out how a longtime criminal recently released from an Alabama prison ended up in a Utah canyon …

Canadian News

Chemotherapy harms fertility of female cancer patients’ children, research shows

Chemotherapy significantly harms the fertility of female cancer patients’ children, new research has shown.<p>Scientists found that the offspring of women who underwent the treatment prior to becoming pregnant had a 70 per cent worse likelihood of having a child themselves.<p>The effects of the intensive …

News

Utah Nurse Settles Over Rough Arrest Caught on Video

SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah nurse who was arrested for refusing to let a police officer draw blood from an unconscious patient settled Tuesday with Salt Lake City and the university that runs the hospital for $500,000.<p>Nurse Alex Wubbels and her lawyer, Karra Porter, announced the move nearly two months …

Policing

Woman narrowly escaped deadly shooting near University of Utah

(Reuters) - A woman narrowly escaped from a 24-year-old drifter suspected of shooting and killing a University of Utah student from China during an attempted carjacking, police said on Wednesday.<p>The shooting late on Monday near the Salt Lake City campus triggered an order for students to shelter in …

Crime

University of Utah student killed; man arrested after overnight lockdown

By LINDSAY WHITEHURST<p>SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police arrested a man Tuesday who was sought in a fatal carjacking near the University of Utah and in a …

Crime

Utah nurse reaches $500G settlement over violent arrest after blocking cop

A Utah nurse who was arrested for refusing to let a police officer draw blood from an unconscious patient settled Tuesday with Salt Lake City and the university that runs the hospital for $500,000.<p>Nurse Alex Wubbels and her lawyer, Karra Porter, announced the move nearly two months after they …

News (U.S.)

Pay for US postdocs varies wildly by institution

Analysis of universities' salary data suggests major disparities in pay for early-career researchers.<p>Some postdoctoral researchers at public …

Research

Manhunt intensifies for suspect who allegedly gunned down University of Utah student

The suspect, 24-year-old Austin Boutain, is considered armed and dangerous.

Crime

Suspect arrested in fatal shooting of Chinese student near University of Utah

A 24-year-old American man accused of killing a Chinese student near the University of Utah in the western U.S. state of Utah was arrested on …

News (China)

A Nurse in Utah Just Won a Half Million-Dollar Settlement Over Her Forceful Arrest

(SALT LAKE CITY) — A Utah nurse who was arrested for refusing to let a police officer draw blood from an unconscious patient settled Tuesday with …

Policing